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Aug 16, 2009 11:00am EDT
getting along together and priorities. and for most, that alone makes it all worth while. lem tucker, "nbc news" in upstate new york. chris: it was a different era in many ways. what do you make of that and the political impact today? >> what a broad question. i think it is interesting that people can inflate these subcultures. it is convenient i think for conservatives to talk about the woodstock generation. because when woodstock seemed to signify was dropping out and smoking dope and listening to -- chris: the good stuff. >> but not necessarily the conservatives approve of. the things that were politically salient in the 60's were not the kids. the civil rights movement was not driven by dropouts. these were people that were politically engaged on campus that were clean cut. they drove big change in the 60's, not the hippies and so for conservatives, it becomes well the whole 60's generation was the crazy indulgent woodstock generation. they conveniently leave out the much more focused and directed political agents of ching that drove a lot of positive and constructive progress. c
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Aug 12, 2009 6:30pm EDT
. and for most people it was just that. >>> correspondent lem tucker from nbc news. the day after woodstock. brings us to our final story tonight. if you drive from this city north, along a series of rural roads, through farm country, in upstate new york, you would drive right by it if you tint see the marker. and you would likely never realize you were driving past the site of a gathering that changed a generation of americans. woodstock started 40 years ago this weekend. those who were there have their own memories or not. those who weren't there have seen the images. one in particular telling the story of the time in the upwards of 500,000 people who came together. >> liftoff. >>> there was a lot going on in the summer of '69. three days in the country in upstate new york seemed like a good idea to a lot of people. ♪ ♪ ♪ some where in the crowd was photographer burke uzell and early that sunday morning as jefferson airplane took the stage. >> come on! >> he took a picture. >> a very gentle scene. you can see people still asleep, people just beginning to come to. they just
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